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Arts Learning Lab @ Home | Claudia Concha | Mind at Play – The Cocoon

April 15, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm


Wednesday, April 15 @ 11 AM
Claudia Concha
Mind at Play – The Cocoon
English with Spanish closed-captions




Join Claudia Concha, 18th Street Arts Center artist in residence, in an exploration of meditation and imagination in this hands-on workshop. Concha will lead a discussion about the caterpillar and its cocoon, its colors, movement, and connection to our lives now. Then participants will visualize themselves in a cocoon and participate in guided automatic painting and drawing exercises. 

Materials: 2 pieces of paper, pencils, colors, crayons, sharpies, or markers/ tea and teabags, coffee, salt, sponges, food coloring

Optional: magazines, colored papers, glue and safe scissors, watercolors or any type of paint.

Please have ready all the materials you are planning to use before the workshop starts.


Starting April 15 and running through the end of June, Arts Learning Lab @ Home is a series of live online arts classes for kids and families schooling from home. These hands-on artmaking workshops (which will be posted as on-demand videos after each workshop) are led by professional artists in residence at 18th Street as well as members of our national and international artist community. The workshops will be taught in both English and Spanish for those teachers that are bilingual, and will be live translated in closed captioning in both English and Spanish.The workshops cover a range of fun, hands-on, and participatory ideas like meditation through drawing with artist Claudia Concha, storytelling with artist Yrneh Gabon, a rhythm workshop in your kitchen with professional drummer and 2020 Make Jazz Fellow Shirazette Tinnin, and a monster movement workshop with performance artists Beck + Col


April 15, 2020
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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